J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Carriage Sketches of Indistinct Buildings 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 10 Recto:
Carriage Sketches of Indistinct Buildings 1835
D30314
Turner Bequest CCCI 10
Pencil on cream wove paper, 159 x 100 mm
Partial Watermark ‘af’
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘10’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCI –10’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner has rendered a series of cursory jottings of buildings and hillside. These were likely taken from his carriage as he made his way from Dresden to Teplitz (now Teplice in the Czech Republic).

Alice Rylance-Watson
September 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Carriage Sketches of Indistinct Buildings 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-carriage-sketches-of-indistinct-buildings-r1186698, accessed 23 January 2022.